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The Person beyond the Illness: How Viktor Frankl Defended the Dignity of Psychiatric Patients.
For: General public
Provided by: The Oasis in Kanata
Date and Time
Mon May 25, 2015 (This event is over)
7:00 - 9:00pm
140 Abbeyhill Drive, Kanata, ON
Event DescriptionDr. Edward Marshall of the Ottawa Institute of Logotherapy will discuss the life and work of psychiatrist Viktor Frankl, the author of Man’s Search for Meaning; his ground-breaking development of Logotherapy; and how Frankl's story as a Jewish Holocaust survivor relates to mental illness today. Logotherapy is founded upon the belief that it is the striving to find a meaning in one's life that is the primary, most powerful motivating and driving force in humans. Frankl's work has inspired many people to overcome situations of unavoidable suffering.
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